[images] Peugeot EX1 electric concept sets eighth-mile, quarter-mile =
records by Eric Loveday Jan 14 2011 Peugeot wheeled out its =
electric sports car, the EX1, at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. The French
automaker initially constructed the EX1 to celebrate its 200th =
anniversary, but with an impressive amount of thrust =96 250 kilowatts =
(340 horsepower) from a pair of electric motors, one attached to each =
axle =96 the EX1 has gone on to become a record-setting battery-powered
Driven by French explorer Nicolas Vanier and Chinese blogger Han Han,
the Peugeot EX1 recently set several records for an electric vehicle.
During the record-setting event, which took place at China's Chengdu =
military airport in the province of Sichuan, the EX1 established an =
unofficial time of 3.49 seconds in the sprint from 0-to-100 kilometers
per hour (0-62 miles per hour). Officially, driver Han Han set times =
of 7.0862 seconds in the eighth-mile sprint and 12.6754 seconds in =
the quarter-mile run. According to Peugeot, both the eighth-mile and =
quarter-mile runs established record times for an electric vehicle.
(Source: Peugeot) PRESS RELEASE
Peugeot moves up a gear in China with the EX1 concept which is =
breaking new records in the Marque's bicentenary year.
The 100% electric Peugeot EX1 concept car, which already set several =
records in Montlh=E9ry in September, has continued its record-breaking =
streak in the Chinese city of Chengdu, in front of 200 representatives
of the Chinese and Western media. Records set by Nicolas Vanier, the =
French explorer, and Han Han, the well-known Chineseblogger.
... These various records were set by 2 drivers symbolising =
Franco-Chinese friendship: Han Han, driver, writer and China's =
most popular blogger who has a massive fan base among the country's =
urban youth and Nicolas Vanier, French explorer, film-maker anddriver
who has a fascination for the Poles and is an untiring defender of the
environment ... These records have been certified and will be =
approved by the Chinese Auto Sports Federation which validated the =
quality and accuracy of measurements made.
Nicolas Vanier achieved unofficial records for 0 to 100 km/h, in 3.49
seconds, and for the 400 m. He also achieved the symbolic longitudinal
acceleration of 1G, over 39 m. This series of performances represents =
a world benchmark in terms of acceleration for an electric vehicle and
testifies to the advanced, high-tech know-how of Peugeot when it =
comes to alternative propulsion methods for the car. =
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[images] Peugeot EX1 EV Breaks Records In China
Peugeot=92s electric EX1 concept car set several records in France in =
September, and has continued its record-breaking streak by setting =
more in China. Dec 22 2010
... Both the record times have been certified and will be approved by =
the Chinese Auto Sports Federation, which validates the quality and =
accuracy of the measurements ...
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22 'specialised' UK Peugeot iOn dealers
[image] Peugeot=92s 22 dealers charged with selling all-electric iOn
January 12th, 2011 by James Batchelor
PEUGEOT has announced the 22 dealers who will =92specialise=92 in =
selling the firm=92s all electric car - the iOn.
The 22 dealers are all =91geographically aligned=92 to the =91Plugged-in =
Places=92 which will receive Government support to build the =
necessary charging infrastructure to support electric vehicles.
Each dealer will have an iOn demonstrator available, dedicated =
electric vehicle charging point, specially trained staff and all =
necessary specialist servicing equipment.
Peugeot is urging interested customers to place an order =
straightaway in order to take advantage of the Government=92s Plug-In =
Car Grant of =A35,000.
A bespoke leasing offer is available on the iOn - a four year, =
40,000 mile personal lease scheme from =A3415 per month plus VAT with =
The 22 dealers charged with the task of selling the electric iOn are:
ROBINS & DAY GLASGOW
ARNOLD CLARK EDINBURGH
CHARLES HURST BELFAST
ROBINS & DAY NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE
SIMON BAILES STOCKTON ON TEES
ROBINS & DAY MANCHESTER
ROBINS & DAY NOTTINGHAM
ROBINS & DAY BIRMINGHAM NORTH
PERRYS MILTON KEYNES
ROBINS & DAY CHISWICK, LONDON
ROBINS & DAY CLAPHAM, LONDON
ROBINS & DAY MAIDSTONE
WESTOVER =96 POOLE, BOURNEMOUTH
ROBINS & DAY BRISTOL
HAWKINS MOTORS ST AUSTELL
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